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Ibec warns of major economic risks to Ireland if UK leaves EU

'Brexit' would undermine the all-island economy, disrupt trade and create uncertainty, the lobby group says

11th April, 2016

A British decision to leave the European Union would create major economic risks for Ireland, undermining the all-island economy, disrupting trade and creating investment uncertainty, a new report from Ibec warns.

"A UK departure would be a blow to the Irish recovery and result in a protracted period of uncertainty for business," Ibec's director of EU and International Affairs Pat Ivory said. "It would undermine Europe's ability to act collectively and decisively in the world...

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